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03-01-2010, 11:37 PM

The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at
North Carolina State University invites applications for an academic
tenure-track position in ergonomics. The anticipated start date for the
position is August 16, 2010.

The Fitts ISE Department has four core areas, including ergonomics,
manufacturing, production systems, and systems analysis and optimization.
These are complemented by three new research thrusts through the Fitts
Institute, including health systems engineering, bioproduction and
logistics. There are approximately 170 graduate and 185 undergraduate
students currently enrolled in degree programs. Responsibilities will
include graduate and undergraduate teaching in physical and cognitive
ergonomics, coursework development in new areas, such as human-robotic
interactions and rehabilitation engineering.

Candidates must hold an earned doctoral degree and be committed to original
and independent research, to establish research facilities, to lead
interdisciplinary research teams and to network with industry, and
collaborate with the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina (housed in the ISE
Department) on applied research projects. ABD candidates may be considered,
but doctorate must be attained by date of hire. Candidates also need to
illustrate a clear potential for significant sponsored research program

development in their areas of interest, including a record of scholarly

To apply for this position, go to: jobs.ncsu.edu . Search vacancies for
position number 611. Applicants should submit a cover letter with a complete
resume, detailing educational background, research and professional
experience, teaching experience and publications, along with three letters
of references. A one page description of past, current and future research
activities and interests should also be submitted. Review of applications
will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until suitable
candidates are found.

NCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability.
In its commitment to diversity and equity, NCSU seeks applications from
women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Individuals with
disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should
contact Debbie Allgood-Staton, University Business Officer or email,

Debbie_allgood@ncsu.edu, ph/vm 919-515-6401, fax 919-515-5281.